Château Fabre Gasparets, La Serre, Corbières-Boutenac, Languedoc-Roussillon, France, 2017
Award: Silver Score: 90 Alcohol level: 14.5%
Grape composition: 40% Carignan, 45% Mourvedre, 15% Syrah
Tasting notes: Super-ripe baked liquorice and summer pudding fruit with a savoury undercurrent; structured and serious with a long, spicy finish.
Famille Fabre, Château Fabre Gasparets, Corbières-Boutenac, Languedoc-Roussillon, France, 2017
Alcohol level: 14.0%
Grape composition: 50% Carignan, 20% Syrah, 30% Mourvedre
Rich blackberry jam with hints of mint; powerful and ripe with a tang of mouthwatering acidity and lingering flavours.